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mkdb - create a new GNATS database

mkdb(8) GNATS Admininstration Utilities mkdb(8)

NAME

mkdb - create a new GNATS database

SYNOPSIS

mkdb databasename

DESCRIPTION

Looks up databasename in the GNATS databases file and creates a database in the location specified there. mkdb creates the directory and populates it with a set of default files copied from the /usr/share/gnats/defaults directory.
Note the implications of this: an entry in databases must be created before mkdb is run.
The command should be run as the GNATS user, by default gnats.

OPTIONS

databasename
Specifies the name of the database to be created.

SEE ALSO

Keeping Track: Managing Messages With GNATS (also installed as the GNU Info file gnats.info)
databases(5), dbconfig(5), delete-pr(8), edit-pr(1) file-pr(8), gen-index(8), gnats(7), gnatsd(8), mkcat(8), mkdb(8), pr-edit(8), query-pr(1), queue-pr(8), send-pr(1).

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August 2003 GNATS